Marnie Nowicki, has been named General Sales manager for local NBC affiliate, WSAV. A 16 year veteran of broadcasting, Marnie has held progressively responsible positions in the broadcasting industry, including 10 years of sales and programming management. She held positions in 5 different markets. including South Bend IN, Lansing and Grand Rapids, MI; Montgomery, AL; and Chico, CA. Her love for volunteer work, animal advocacy, small business development and education are all things that she is looking forward to sharing with the Savannah, GA community.
WSAV-TV went on the air in 1956 and is owned by the Media General Broadcast Group.
Media General, Inc. is a leading local television broadcasting and digital media company, providing top-rated news, information and entertainment in strong markets across the U.S. The company owns or operates 31 network-affiliated broadcast television stations and their associated digital media and mobile platforms, in 28 markets. These stations reach 16.5 million, or 14%, of U.S. TV households. Their network affiliations include CBS (12), NBC (9), ABC (7), Fox (1), MyNetwork TV (1) and CW (1). Sixteen of the 31 stations are located in the top 75 designated market areas. Media General first entered the local television business in 1955 when it launched WFLA in Tampa, Florida as an NBC affiliate. The company subsequently expanded its station portfolio through acquisition. In November of 2013, Media General and Young Broadcasting merged, combining Media General’s 18 stations and Young’s 13 stations into the 31-member group that exists today. Five of the stations have been on the air since 1949: WCMH in Columbus, Ohio; WVTM in Birmingham, Alabama; WJAR in Providence, Rhode, Island; KWQC in Davenport, Iowa; and KRON in San Francisco.